Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 1: Corporate VC Arm of International Healthcare Company Seeking Strategic Life Science Opportunities

12 Feb

The corporate venture arm of an international healthcare company is currently making equity investments out of a $200 million fund with allocations generally falling in the $3-$5 million range. The firm is looking in invest in companies who have previously or are currently in the process of securing investment from other institutional investors. The firm is willing to look globally for investment opportunities and plans to make approximately 2 new investments over the next 6-9 months.

The firm is primarily interested in companies that are of strategic interest to its parent company. These include innovative companies developing Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Medical Technology and Healthcare IT. In the therapeutics space the firm is highly interest in Gene therapy and is also open to companies working with small molecules and biologics. In the Medical Device Space the firm is generally open to all technology types including, Fluid Management Systems, Infusion Systems/IV Tubing, Software enabled devices, Home Care, Hospital Hardware and Drug Delivery Devices. For indications the firm is interested in areas of Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Inflammation, and Pulmonology, Renal, Regenerative Medicine and Orphan Diseases. The firm is stage agnostic and will consider companies from the pre-clinical phase to those that already have products on the market. The firm is not interested in companies working with laboratory tools or technology that aids in the research/discovery process in the life science space.

The firm is looking for privately held companies and while they prefer companies to have a complete management team in place they are also open to working with companies to fill in gaps in management. The firm will lead investments although they generally prefer to co-invest as a member of a syndicate.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com

 

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